Syracuse neighbors organize conference

Another great Syracuse Neighborhood Action Conference - neighbors helping neighbors on Saturday, November 7. Learn More »

The Syracuse Neighborhood Action Conference was held on Saturday, November 7 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at Nottingham High School. Sponsored jointly by the Foundation and the City of Syracuse, and planned by a group of neighborhood and community leaders, the conference builds the capacity of city neighbors and neighborhoods in an effort to unify voice and increase influence.

Workshops were held on

  • Navigating our City (online services, support systems)
  • Aging in Place
  • Entrepreneurship opportunities
  • Educational options
  • Healthy living
  • Job opportunities
  • Financial literacy
  • Youth activities
  • Communication techniques
  • Neighborhood movements
  • Citizen action
  • Public speaking
  • Local leadership programs
  • Stop the Violence methods
  • Community pride and investment.

For more information call the Gifford Foundation at 315-474-2489 x16 or email


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